Books by Publisher: University of Chicago Press

    Essay on Negation

    By Paolo Virno

    Hardback £18.86

    As speaking animals, we continuously make use of an unassuming grammatical particle, without suspecting that what is at work in its inconspicuousness is a powerful apparatus, which orchestrates language, signification, and the world at large. What particle might this be? The word not. In Essay on Negation, Paol Virno argues...

    Friendship as Social Justice Activism: Critical Solidarities in a Global Perspective

    Paperback £22.46

    Friendship as Social Justice Activism brings together academics and activists to have essential conversations about friendship, love, and desire as kinetics for social justice movements. The contributors featured here come from across the globe and are all involved in diverse movements, including LGBTQ rights, intimate-partner violence, addiction recovery, housing, migrant,...

    Second Seedtime

    By Philippe Jaccottet

    Hardback £17.65

    Since his first collection of poetry appeared in 1953, Philippe Jaccottet has sought to express the ineffable that lies at the heart of our material world in his essential, elemental poetry. As one of Switzerland's most prominent and prolific men of letters, Jaccottet has published more than a dozen books...

    Together Still

    By Yves Bonnefoy

    Hardback £12.85

    The international community of letters mourns the recent death of Yves Bonnefoy, universally acclaimed as one of France's greatest poets of the last half-century. A prolific author, he was often considered a candidate for the Nobel Prize and published a dozen major collections of poetry in verse and prose, several...

    Book of Mordechai and Lazarus

    By Gabor Schein

    Hardback £17.65

    The Book of Mordechai and Lazarus are the first and the second novels by Hungarian writer Gabor Schein. Published together in one volume, they comprise the first in Seagull Books's new Hungarian List series. Both novels trace the legacy of the Holocaust in Hungary. The Book of Mordechai tells the...

    Bergeners

    By Tomas Espedal

    Hardback £16.05

    Bergeners is a love letter to a writer's hometown. The book opens in New York City at the swanky Standard Hotel and closes in Berlin at Askanischer Hof, a hotel that has seen better days. But between these two global metropolises we find Bergen, Norway its streets and buildings and...

    At the Burning Abyss

    By Franz Fuhmann

    Hardback £17.65

    At the Burning Abyss is Franz Fuhmann's magnum opus a gripping and profoundly personal encounter with the great expressionist poet Georg Trakl. It is a taking stock of two troubled lives, a turbulent century, and the liberating power of poetry. Picking up where his last book, The Jew Car, left...

    Procurement 4.0: A Survival Guide in a Digital, Disruptive World

    By Alexander Batran

    Hardback £50.49

    Although digitalization or smart manufacturing might be considered a driving factor behind Procurement 4.0--the latest conceptualization of how modern companies procure goods and services--it is far too shortsighted to view Procurement 4.0 as simply a digitalized function. In Procurement 4.0, four leading experts on this revolutionary concept offer the first...

    Chicago Manual of Style

    By University of Chicago Press

    Hardback £44.46

    Technologies may change, but the need for clear and accurate communication never goes out of style. That is why for more than one hundred years The Chicago Manual of Style has remained the definitive guide for anyone who works with words. In the seven years since the previous edition debuted,...

    Refracted Muse

    By Enrique Garcia Santo-Tomas

    Paperback £29.66

    Galileo never set foot on the Iberian Peninsula, yet, as Enrique Garc a Santo-Tom s unfolds in The Refracted Muse, the news of his work with telescopes brought him to surprising prominence--not just among Spaniards working in the developing science of optometry but among creative writers as well. While Spain...

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